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#EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate October 2020
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Residents of the Lekki area of Lagos under the aegis of the Lekki Estates Residents and Stakeholders Association (LERSA) have rejected the reopening and toiling of the Lekki Tollgate.

Nigerian comedian and activist, Debo Adedayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni disclosed this in a tweet via his official Twitter account

 “We are live at the LCC and StakeHolders Meeting. The Lekki Estate Residents and Stakeholders Association Chairman has announced the decision of all Residents which is NO TO TOLLING!” the skit maker stated in a tweet post.

Meanwhile, Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, recently disclosed the decision of the government to reopen the Lekki Tollgate by April 1, 2022.

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The tollgate where soldiers reportedly opened fire on unarmed protesters sitting on the floor and waving the Nigerian flag while singing the national anthem during the October 2020 #EndSARS protests has remained shut in the wake of the incident

The thoroughfare is a cash cow to Lagos authorities who are eager to resume business at the plaza, albeit with increasing resistance from aggrieved residents.

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